Category Archives: money

Tip Tuesday — Save a Penny

TweetWith a leettle expert advice, we’ve decided the new roof can wait for a few years while we save up to pay for it in cash. If things get really bad, we may send Laylee and Magoo to live in … Continue reading

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I Washed the Spider Out

TweetWhen we moved into this house, it was with the understanding that the mangled filthy mini-blinds would vacate immediately, if not sooner. I could have cleaned them 7 months ago but I knew we would be replacing them AT ANY  … Continue reading

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Apples, Brats, and an iPod

TweetThis post originally appeared on The Parenting Post on July 24, 2006. They say “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” and there are days when that thought scares me just a bit. Actual cell phone conversation dramatically transcribed … Continue reading

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